Don't Rule Out Brain Injuries with Rachel Berger, MD

When our young patients are hurting, we can only guess what's causing the pain since they cannot speak for themselves. Rachel Berger, MD, chief of the Child Advocacy Center, wanted to ensure one possibility isn’t left off the table: a brain injury. Dr. Berger talks about a blood test to help physicians identify infants who may have bleeding of the brain as a result of abusive head trauma. UPMC is the first hospital system to have a universal screening for child abuse in their Emergency Departments.

Released: 10/11/2018

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